As one of the oldest cities in the UK and home to several shops, cafes, museums and the world famous Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln is a great place for student living.
Lincoln University's main campus sits in the heart of Lincoln city along with further campuses that are situated in Riseholne and Holbeach. In just 4 years the university has moved up 60 places in the UK rankings and is leading the way in ground breaking research with a 600% increase in national research funding. In addition, the most recent Destinations of Leavers survey demonstrates that their Engineering programme has excellent graduate prospects as 100% find employment within six months of finishing.
Bishop Grosseteste is a relatively small institution educating just 2,300 full-time students. The university prides itself on offering a communal feel due to a smaller intake of students. However, BGU have embarked on a five-year plan that will see an expansion in the number of students, with the figure rising to around 4,500 by 2019. In accordance with that the number of programmes on offer will develop and diversify as well.
Lincoln college is the largest educational establishment in Lincolnshire with 18,500 students, although only 2,300 of them are full-time.
Brayford Pool is a natural lake that lies next to the main campus of the University of Lincoln. It has received a huge amount of investment since the early 1990s and is now surrounded by bars, restaurants, a cinema and the aforementioned campus. Accommodation near the pool can be pricey due to its proximity to the university and the pool itself.
Popular areas for students in Lincoln include Brayford Pool, Monks Road, West End and West Parade.